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Sharan Srinivas Assistant Professor

Sharan Srinivas is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (College of Engineering) and Department of Marketing (Trulaske College of Business) at the University of Missouri. Prior to joining the University of Missouri, he worked on various collaborative research projects that were sponsored by private and public organizations. He developed models and decision support systems to optimize the workforce of the US Army Medical Department, predict power outage occurrences of an electric utility company, identify non-performing suppliers of Volvo, and optimize student workforce assignment of Holy Family Academy. He also taught a senior level undergraduate course at Penn State as an instructor.

Sharan has published many peer-reviewed articles in journals and conference proceedings. He has co-authored two chapters in the book titled “Big Data Analytics using Multi-Criteria Decision Making Models” published by CRC Press. He is a certified six sigma black belt and recipient of the INFORMS Koopman Prize, Doctoral Fellowship and Service Enterprise Engineering Fellowship. He is an active member of INFORMS and IISE professional societies.

Technical Focus

  • Application of data analytics and multiple criteria optimization to manufacturing and service systems
  • Healthcare Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management


  • Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University